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Pierrot Lunaire/Histoire du Soldat



Thursday April 7, 2016 at 7:00pm
Colligan Theater at the Tannery Arts Center, 1010 River Street, Santa Cruz, California


Arnold Schönberg Pierrot Lunaire


Betany Coffland, Sprechstimme

INTERMISSION

Igor Stravinksy Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale)


Daniel Helfgot, Director


by KC Photo
Jeannine Charles, Choreographer


Stephen Guggenheim, Narrator

members of ArtistEDGE Dance Company

Erwin Columbus, The Soldier
Brendan Mar, The Devil
Megan Hoarfrost, The Princess

Notes

"The place of Arnold Schönberg's 1912 Pierrot lunaire, op. 21 in the canon of modernist artworks has never been at risk. Even after some eighty-five [now 104] years, this music is still evanescent, scintillating, radiant. It shares these qualities with the lucent and diaphanous gestures of the wordless Pierrot, the bizarre and alienated Mime with moon-like visage and flowing white costume." -- "Pierrot's Cave" in "Schönberg and Words"

Orchestra

Violin
  Roy Malan, Concertmaster

Viola
  Susan Freier

Cello
  Monica Scott

Bass
  Arnold Gregorian

Flute
  Amy Likar

Oboe
  Peter Lemberg

Clarinet
  Peter Josheff
  Justine Hamlin

Bassoon
  Julie Green Gregorian

Cornet
  Richard Roper

Trombone
  Michael Cushing

Percussion
  Gregory Messa

Piano
  Hadley McCarroll